Rhythm and Noise: An Aesthetics of Rock

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I.B.Tauris, 1996 - Music - 280 pages
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Roving through the history of rock music from Elvis Presley's first recordings in 1954 to kurt Cobain's suicide in 1994, this book gives an account of rock as a distinct artistic medium.
  

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Rhythm and noise: an aesthetics of rock

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Gracyk (philosophy, Moorhead State Univ.) analyzes rock as an art form in the liberal tradition, loosely basing his argument upon the later writings of philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. He asserts that ... Read full review

Contents

Record Consciousness
69
Pump Up the Volume
99
Jungle Rhythms and the Big Beat
125
6
149
Romanticizing Rock Music
175
0
201
Notes 227
251
Index
265
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